|Next Stop Yiddishland - Shtetl on the Shortwave; Tamara Kramer|
Where is Yiddishland and do you need a passport to get there? Shtetl recorded a live panel at KlezKanada this August and asked some of the young coolsters producing, studying and living in this rich, weird, funky, political, literary and artsy world how they got there and what they get from it.The Shtetl Klez Kanada Panelists: Benjy Fox-Rosen (bassist & singer), Esther Gottesman (native Yiddish speaker from a long line of Yiddishists including her granny the famed poet Beyle Schaechter...
Keywords: Yiddish; KlezKanada; Daniel Kahn; Sarah Gordon; Shayn Smulyan; Anthony Russell; Esther Gottesman; Benjy Fox-Rosen; Geoff Berner; Orkestar Kriminal
|Benjy Fox-Rosen 30December2012 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Christa)|
Benjy Rox-Rosen was interviewed by Pauline Katz at KlezKamp in the Catskills on December 30, 2010. Benjy Fox-Rosen’s interview begins with an in-depth exploration of his family’s history. Benjy details how his paternal grandparents were from Poland, his grandfather from Lvov and his grandmother from Krakow; and, how his maternal grandparents were from Germany, his grandfather from Vienna and his grandmother from Dormant...
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture; Childhood; Jewish Identity; Yiddish language; Yiddish teaching; Yiddish learning; Yiddish revival and activism; Yiddish scene; Music; Klezmer; song; singing; Career and Professional Life; Education; Jewish education; Religion and ritual; Travel; Yiddish personalities; Transmission; United States; Eastern Europe; KlezKamp; Benjy Fox-Rosen; bass; vocalist; singer
|Michael Winograd 25August2011 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Allie)|
Michael Winograd was interviewed by Pauline Katz on August 25, 2011 at KlezKanada. Michael begins his interview by briefly describing his family as half Russian and half Polish. Michael explains that his family wanted to become American, and when they arrived in the United States in the late nineteenth century they did not speak very much about their life in Europe. It wasn’t until Michael’s paternal great uncle moved to Brooklyn that he received a number of photographs that represented a fa...
Keywords: Michael Winograd; Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture; Family history and stories re. ancestors; United States; Eastern Europe; Childhood; Jewish Identity; Yiddish language (feelings of/about; meaning; descriptions of); Music; Poetry; Career and Professional Life; Education; Western Europe; Yiddish revival and activism; Long Island; Camp Ramah; Mickey Katz; Irving Fields; Adrienne cooper; Daniel Kahn; Socalled; KlezKamp; Jenny Romaine; Sid Beckerman; Michael Winograd Trio; Patrick Farrell; Benjy Fox-Rosen; New England Conservatory; Hankus Netsky; KlezKanada; Matt Darriau; Klezmatics; Merlin Shepherd; Budowitz; Brooklyn; Yiddish Princess; Sarah Gordon; heavy metal